Map Decision: Tension & Release

This is my personal experience of tension and release around a driving decision.

Monday, March 1, 2010

On my way to meet a friend today in Carlsbad, I opened my iPhone to get directions.

The map suggested that I take Jefferson Street. But, I already envisioned taking the 5 and exiting Carlsbad Village Dr.

Tension. “Whoa… This map is telling me one thing, but I’m thinking another.”

“Fuck the map.” I decided to take the route that was already in my mind.

In that moment, the tension went away.


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